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Thirty days. That’s how long Harry Hyde gave me to make a good impression on him upon my arrival at Hendrick Motorsports on July 9, 1984. Harry was the crew chief for the No. 5 car of Geoff Bodine at the time and other than Mr. Hendrick, he was the boss at the top of the hill.  If he liked me after 30 days, I could keep working as a body man painter on the No. 5 car at Hendrick Motorsports. If not, I was to go back home to Ohio and find a job there. 

Tony Bunnell

Paint supervisor

You’ve been training for this exact moment for months. Your heart is pounding as you step up to the line, ready and in position.  You visualize the perfect run – staring down the A-zone of the paper target in front of you. The one phrase flashing through your head is, “Trust in your training and follow it.” Then you hear the high-pitched buzzer, signaling you to begin.

Nathan Carter

Design engineer

I grew up in Fort Valley, Georgia, a small town with just three stoplights and less than 10,000 people.  It’s the kind of place where life is slower, the peaches are sweeter and everyone makes time to attend the local high school football games on Friday nights in the fall. A close-knit community, there’s a deep sense of camaraderie in Fort Valley, which is a quality that has been important to me for as long as I can remember. So when I walked into Hendrick Motorsports for my first day of work on June 15, 2013, and saw the solidarity among the team, I knew it was meant to be my new home.

Darius Dewberry

Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach
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